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9/25/10 1:11pm - Original Message: 'headlight door.'
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Lusby, MD - USA

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1981 WHITE ALT WITH ALL THE BELLS

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 Hi guys     I have been HAMING IT UP on the radioClap I need help Theres metal channel just in front of hood It is falling down and the headlight  door jams. What do I need to do? Glue maybe.
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9/25/10 2:19pm - Reply: 'headlight door.'
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Oak Creek, WI - USA

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1981 Great White Shark. Red Interior, 350/190hp. PS, PB (SS), A/C CC, T-Tops, Going to remain as Stock as possible. Served three years in Active Duty Army, then Retired Air Force after 34 years! Badger State Vetts Car Club. 175,000 Original miles!!

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Not sure what you mean.  Got a pic????
Dan


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9/26/10 4:50pm - Reply: 'headlight door.'
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Lusby, MD - USA

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1981 WHITE ALT WITH ALL THE BELLS

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Hi Dan.   Open your hood  on the front side of the hood. Put your hand under the body panel. Its a metal channel  How is that held together the body is higher than the hood with the hood down. Also one headlight door is hangin low. It is bolted to this channel too.Confused

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9/28/10 11:40am - Reply: 'headlight door.'
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Mounds View, MN - USA

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70 LT1 coupe, 69 350 HP coupe, 69 390HP 427 coupe, 71 LS5 convert, 85 coupe, 93 coupe

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In early years, it was riveted.  Now they are all bonded.  You need to get it REAL clean, then squirt a bunch of bonding adhesive in between and clamp it for a day.  The only problem is tight working quarters.  You might find it a lot easier if you remove the hood first.  If you do, mark the hinges so you get the right adjustment when you put it back on.

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